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Joseph McCarthy . *Senator from Wisconsin *Known for brutal interrogations of suspected communists *Picked on people with weak personalities (made him look good) *Once the hearings were aired on television, millions saw how unjust these were; thus ending McCarthyism. . Richard Nixon.

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joseph mccarthy
Joseph McCarthy

*Senator from Wisconsin

*Known for brutal interrogations of suspected communists

*Picked on people with weak personalities (made him look good)

*Once the hearings were aired on television, millions saw how unjust these were; thus ending McCarthyism.

richard nixon

Richard Nixon

*Provided evidence that helped prove Hiss guilty in 1950 of being a Communist

*Became Vice-President under Dwight Eisenhower and later became President

studebaker
Studebaker

*Popular car in 1950

*People joked because the car looked like it was going backwards

*Company went out of business in 1966

north korea south korea
North Korea/South Korea

*Korea was split into north and south after WWII

*North Korea became established as a Communist dictatorship by Soviet Union and Red China, after Japan was defeated

*In 1950, North Korea attacked South Korea, starting the Korean War.

*United Nations entered to defend South Korea

*War resulted in a stalemate; Korea still divided to this day

h bomb
H-bomb

*Hydrogen bomb developed under Dr. William Teller

*Many times more powerful than an atomic bomb

sugar ray
Sugar Ray

*Sugar Ray Robinson was the middle-weight boxing champion of the world

panmunjom
Panmunjom

*Located in Korea

*Held negotiations between the UN—led by United States—and the Communist North Korea and South Korea to end the Korean War

*Exchanged prisoners-of-war

the catcher in the rye
The Catcher in the Rye

*Popular book among teens

*Epitomized their attitudes and feelings

*Written by J.D. Salinger

eisenhower
Eisenhower

*Known as “Ike”

*Supreme Commander in the WWII fight against the Nazis

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Marciano

*Rocky Marciano was the heavyweight boxer champion of the world

*Retired undefeated

joseph stalin
Joseph Stalin

*Dictator of Soviet Union

*Had millions of his people executed and sent to labor camps in Siberia

*Changed name to “Stalin” which means “steel” in Russian

campanella
Campanella

*Roy Campanella was the all-star catcher for the Brooklyn Dodgers baseball team

*Career cut short due to paralyzing car accident

juan peron
Juan Peron

*Popular leader in Argentina

*Anti-American and anti-British

*Empowered working class

dien bien phu falls
Dien Bien Phu falls

*French lose control over Indo-China—now known as Vietnam—with the fall of the city Dien Bien Phu

einstein
Einstein

*Developed the Theory of relativity in 1903

*Died in 1955

james dean
James Dean

*Movie star

*Famous movie— “Rebel without a cause”

*Killed in a car accident

brooklyn s got a winning team
Brooklyn’s got a winning team

*Dodgers finally won World Series over the Yankees

*Later moved to LA

davy crockett
Davy Crockett

*Actor Fess Parker starred in this popular TV series

alabama
Alabama

*1955—Rosa Parks sat in a Montgomery, Alabama bus seat designated for whites only

*Arrested for act of defiance

*Boycott of Montgomery buses; lasted until December 1956

*November 1956—Supreme Court decides to end segregation on transportation

*Starting point for Civil Rights movement

peyton place
Peyton Place

*Number one best-seller

*Teens marked the good parts in the book as they passed it among each other

little rock
Little Rock

*9 black students enrolled at Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas

*Governor Faubus ordered National Guard to surround school to keep 9 students from entering

*Eisenhower ensure their safety

mickey mantle
Mickey Mantle

*Great baseball player for Yankees

*Switch-hitter

*Lead in batting average and home runs

bridge on the river kwai
Bridge on the River Kwai

*1957 Academy Award winning movie

*WWII Japanese prisoner-of-war camp

starkweather homocide
StarkweatherHomocide

*Charles Starkweather was a serial killer

*Starkweather and girlfriend, Caril Fugate, went on a killing spree of 11 to 15 people over a span of a month and a half

*Captured and executed in 1959

children of thalidomide
Children of Thalidomide

*Medication intended for pregnant woman to combat morning sickness

*Babies born with severe deformities